Posts in tag

screening


Pharmacies in Melbourne’s north-west are participating in a pilot advocating for breast cancer screening Between July and September, select pharmacies in Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale and Maribyrnong will promote breast …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …

Following GP backlash to Amcal pathology screenings, the Royal College of Pathologists has clarified its position In a formal statement, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has stated …

Pharmacy pathology screening has been likened to “getting your car serviced at the lawn mower shop” by a leading GP Dr Edwin Kruys, Acting President of the Royal Australian College …

Pharmacy has been under fire from several directions this week, as the dust settles following the release of the King review interim paper Pharmacy was condemned in mainstream media this …

The Australian Medical Association has slammed pharmacy pathology testing, calling it “bordering on irresponsible” On Monday 26 June, Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network rolled out a pathology testing initiative, under a …

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia has backed the pathology health screenings rolled out through Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network this week Sigma Healthcare has partnered with SmartHealth to roll-out …

Amcal is set to offer pathology health screenings in a bid to capture ‘disengaged’ people at risk of health problems Sigma has announced that it will offer pathology health screenings …

Consumers are being reminded to visit pharmacies for a bowel screening test Clinical Genomics Technologies, an international healthcare company and manufacturer of the widely used BowelScreen Australia test kit, has …

Could a new trial by NSW Health, allowing people to collect their own blood sample at home and send it for an HIV test, improve testing rates? In a move away from …

Doctors’ own biases could keep them suggesting tests and treatments that aren’t worth it The impact of campaigns to reduce low value care in medicine, such as Choosing Wisely Australia …

Community pharmacy needs to embrace screening and risk assessment, says PSA national president Joe Demarte  Screening and risk assessment is a new and emerging health related area that community pharmacy …